ATTRACTIONS

 

SIGHTS, ARCHEOLOGICAL SITES & MONUMENTS

 

  • Mt. Athos: a vast Byzantine museum and the guardian of Orthodoxy (120 km).
  •  Petralona: The “citadel” of paleoanthropology, where the cave of arhanthropos is located (90 km).
  •  Ancient Olynthos: Top city of the classical era, with the most organized urban planning system (52 km).
  •  Ancient Stageira: the birthplace of the philosopher Aristotle (75 km).
  •  Monastery of Agia Anastasia (9th century): soon to operate as a Byzantine Art Academy (90 km).
  •  Archaeological Museum of Polygyros: displaying inscribed monuments and relieves from the Classical and Hellenistic periods (60 km).
  •  Parthenonas: a village of rare architecture, which maintains the pure character of the byzantine era.
  •  Porto Koufο: a tiny fishing settlement with rich history and the largest natural harbour in Greece.
  •  The sanctuary of Amon Zeus and the sanctuaries of the Nymphs and Dionysus in Kallithea (80 km).
  •  The ruins of the castle and the canal of Potidea (65 km).
  •  The remains of the fortification of ancient Toroni and the castle of Likithos (25 km).
  •  The remains of mine smelting in Olympiada (90 km).
  •  The Roman farmhouse in Big Kypsa of Nea Fokaia (70 km).
  •  The Paleochristian Basilicas of Nikiti (Agios Georgios, Elia, Sofronios - 25 km), Toroni (Agios Athanasios - 25 km), Olympiada in “Zepko” (90 km) etc.
  •  The Tower of Agios Pavlos (1407) and the Tower of Stavronikitas (1543) in Nea Fokaia (80 km).
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